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What to do during a tsunami

There's nothing like being prepared when a natural tragedy strikes…

Earthquake with 7.5 magnitude hits Ecuador

The quake struck before dawn in Ecuador's eastern Amazon region 17 km from the town of Montalvo near the border with Peru.

Garcia avoids suspension over Saudi International meltdown

While Garcia has a long history of 'misconduct', it seems on this occasion he will escape any further action.

Car bomb injures six in Pakistan’s Peshawar

At least three stores have been damaged by the bomb's impact.

No damage and no tsunami threat from offshore Indonesia quake

No victims or property damage has been reported.

Alaska hit by powerful earthquake, buildings damaged

A tsunami warning was issued following the massive quake but was quickly lifted.

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies...

The bodies were recovered in and around Paradise, California, a mountain community some 90 miles (145 km) north of Sacramento left devastated by the Camp Fire.

Haiti quake kills at least 14, more than 100 injured

Some houses in the worst-affected areas were destroyed by the earthquake.

At least 11 dead in Haiti earthquake

Government spokesman Eddy Jackson Alexis told AFP that 11 people were so far reported dead, adding that a disaster response task force had been set up.

Will your car insurer pay for damage from floods?

Time to check whether your car insurance policy covers vehicle damage due to floods and fallen trees during a heavy downpour.

Death toll jumps to 384 after tsunami, quake in Indonesia

An additional 540 people were injured and 29 were missing.

Powerful typhoon batters Okinawa, churns to Japan mainland

At least 386 flights were cancelled mainly in western Japan.

Florence death toll swells as rivers rise

Rivers swelled toward record levels, and thousands of people were ordered to evacuate.

Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas, causing massive flooding

Forecasters said the storm's slow progress across the North and South Carolina could leave much of the region under water in the coming days.

Super typhoon menaces Asia with path that risks US$120 billion in...

In the Philippines, economic losses could reach 6.6% of gross domestic product, or more than US$20 billion.

Powerful quake hits Venezuela coast, damage limited

The quake was felt as far away as neighbouring Colombia to the east and nearby island nations like Trinidad and Tobago, and St. Lucia, to the west and north.

Lombok quake damage exceeds US$342 mln as deaths top 400

Authorities say aid is slow in getting to some of the hardest-hit areas as they are remote.

Death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 164

Local authorities, international relief groups and the central government have begun organising aid, but shattered roads have slowed efforts to reach survivors in the mountainous north of Lombok.

More than 70,000 homeless after deadly Lombok quake

There are fears the death toll will rise as workers with heavy machinery claw through the rubble of homes, schools and mosques, with hopes of finding any survivors fading.

Indonesia football fans damage Asian Games stadium

A league match between Sriwijaya FC and Arema FC ended in chaos Saturday afternoon when the fans tore up seats at the Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium in Palembang on the island of Sumatra.

Liverpool star Oxlade-Chamberlain ‘likely to miss whole season’

The 24-year-old suffered multiple knee ligament damage during the first leg of the Champions League semi-final against Roma in April and underwent successful surgery eight days later.

Police warn England World Cup revellers after weekend’s “shocking behaviour”

A minority of celebrations caused significant disorder, leading to criminal damage, blocked roads and anti-social behaviour, the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) said in a statement.

Gales damage peace pyramid in Kazakhstani capital

The Palace of Peace and Accord was damaged by winds of up to 90 kilometres per hour.

Picasso ‘accidentally’ damaged, withdrawn from sale

"Le Marin", a painting by Pablo Picasso, had been expected to sell for around US$70 million.

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